30 January 2008,
New York, Rockefeller Plaza
Price Realised USD 8,125
A 19th century English mirror backed builder's model of the S.S. Pearlmoor
William Doxford & Sons, Lim'd; Sunderland
the hull built up in lifts with painted bottom in rust red, topsides in black, the decks finished in light grey (cracklure with age), detailed with anchor, bollards, ventilators, capstan, windlass, winches, davits, ladders (and other metal details in German silver), hatches, funnel (painted in red and black), bridge and bridge wings, catwalks and other details. Displayed on a pair of turned German silver pedestals with in a mahogany framed case with mirrored back and end panels, and the original builder's plaque.
15 x 58¾ in. (38.1 x 149.2 cm.) cased.
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